ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
Plans, develops, directs, organizes, implements, and evaluates clinical services and activities.
Leads and participates as an active member in the IDG meetings.
Ensures that efficient systems, procedures, and controls are established for all clinical operations.
Assures that adequate staffing levels are anticipated and maintained.
Coordinates patient care by all service disciplines providing care.
Educates clinical personnel regarding Hospice admission criteria, policies and procedures, patient care and Hospice philosophy.
Is responsible for the Hospice creation, maintenance and protection of accurate and compliant clinical records.
Is responsible for the implementation of the Hospice professional and clinical services Quality Assessment Performance Improvement program.
Assumes responsibility for the Administrator during any absence.
Must be a registered nurse, currently licensed in the State of Georgia with at least two years of nursing experience; one year in supervision, education or nursing service administration.
Requires strong skills in the area of hospice operations, terminal care, knowledge of state and federal hospice care rules and regulations, and management team development. Effective communication and delegation skills are required.
Must accept responsibly for maintaining clinical practice skills appropriate for the direction and supervision of Hospice services, learning and implementing the policies and procedures of the Hospice on an on-going basis.
Ability to meet Hospices conditions of employment regarding health clearance, and provisions of professional references.
Considerable knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing human resources management and long-term care related services and activities.
Considerable ability to plan and direct subordinate staff in the execution of their activities and prioritize workload.
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